Tallahassee Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Tallahassee Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
194,500

Age

Under 5 Years:
4.9%
5 - 17:
11.8%
18 - 24:
28.9%
25 - 34:
16.6%
35 - 54:
18.8%
55 - 64:
8.7%
Over 65 Years:
10.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
22.3%
22.3%
High School Graduates
93.5%
93.5%
College Graduated
48.2%
48.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Tallahassee
$27,677
$27,677
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Tallahassee
$45,734
$45,734
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
26.4%

Employment Industries in Tallahassee

 
Education
15.9%
15.9%
Public Service
12.8%
12.8%
Healthcare
12.2%
12.2%
Retail
11.5%
11.5%
Accommodation
10.9%
10.9%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
8.7%
8.7%
Other
4.7%
4.7%
Administration
4.4%
4.4%
Finance
3.8%
3.8%
Construction
2.7%
2.7%
Transportation
2.7%
2.7%
Arts
2.5%
2.5%
Real estate
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
51.1%
51.1%
Black Or African American
34.5%
34.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
4.5%
4.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.0%
3.0%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.7%
6.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
8.5%
8.5%
Irish
8.1%
8.1%
English
7.8%
7.8%
Italian
3.7%
3.7%
European
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
2.1%
2.1%
French
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.8%
1.8%
Scots-Irish
1.3%
1.3%
African
0.9%
0.9%
Jamaican
0.9%
0.9%
Haitian
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.7%
0.7%
Welsh
0.7%
0.7%
Russian
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.6%
0.6%
Greek
0.4%
0.4%
Hungarian
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
88.3%
88.3%
Spanish
4.7%
4.7%
French Creole
1.1%
1.1%
French
1.1%
1.1%
Chinese
1.0%
1.0%
Langs. of India
0.8%
0.8%
Other Asian languages
0.6%
0.6%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.4%
0.4%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Pacific Island languages
0.1%
0.1%
Portuguese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Slavic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Tallahassee Residents:
8.1%